Volunteer shop cleaner - Hackney

Opportunity details

  • Hackney, North London
  • Weekdays, Weekends
  • Charity shop, Fundraising
  • Team work

Minimum time commitment: 1 hour per week

Make our shop sparkly clean so that we can be more successful in raising money for our services and campaigns that help achieve equality for disabled people.

Key skills you'll gain

  • Cleaning in a professional context
  • Experience in a shop

Why we need you

We need your help with cleaning tasks such as hoovering and mopping the shop floor and the back of house area, cleaning our kitchen and office surfaces, dusting shelves, and other general cleaning duties. Everything you do will be helping us to keep our shop open and looking attractive to potential customers so that we can raise more money towards achieving equality for disabled people.

Where and when

You will be basedin our charity shop at 4 Morning Lane, Hackney, London, E9 6NA.

This is a very flexible role. We’d love your help for as little as 1 hour a week, but if you can give 5 hours, even better. We’re open 7 days a week, so chat to us about the hours and days that suit you.

How we will support you

  • Volunteer induction into Scope
  • Relevant training
  • One to one support and regular catch ups with your manager
  • Pre-agreed travel expenses and, if you volunteer all day, lunch expenses too
  • We will make accessibility adjustments to the role (if you require this)

What we are looking for

This is an ideal role for people who might like to gain confidence behind the scenes, without the pressure of interacting with our customers. No experience is necessary for this role, though someone with cleaning skills would be a bonus. We’re just looking for someone hard-working and reliable.

What else you will gain

  • Confidence and valuable experience for your CV
  • A work-related reference
  • Team work skills and the chance to meet new people
  • Pride in knowing you’ve helped the UK’s 14 million disabled people  


Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Scope is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of children and adults at risk, whether receiving services or being staff or volunteers. It expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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